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Hepatitis Awareness Month Webinar Series Part 1
Implications of National Trends in Opioid Use and HCV Infection

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues

Year Developed: 2018

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc) PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: Learn national trends and changes in HCV infection rates and their relationship to the opioid epidemic. Participants will examine data as it relates to HCV rates, testing, and treatment in the era of the opioid epidemic, including gaps in what UDS data and CDC guidelines say about HCV, with the expertise of the Director of Preventive Services from the Iowa Primary Care Association. A representative from the PHMC Care Clinic in Philadelphia discusses successes and challenges in optimizing HCV programming at health centers.

Resource Details: This is the first of a 3-part webinar series.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.